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How to Prepare and Succeed in Using Expert Testimony in ADR

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Produced on January 14, 2020

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Course Information

Time 1h 1m
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Course Description

This course will explore the use and preparatory steps of expert witnesses in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) matters. The program will cover the differences in the use of an expert in mediation, as contrasted with arbitration, whether the Daubert rules apply in arbitrations, and what discovery of expert witnesses is available in arbitrations. 

In addition the program will walk practitioners through best practices for deploying experts in ADR proceedings, when and whether it makes sense to insist upon depositions of an expert, and how to find a suitable expert for use. Finally, the course will provide viewers with the necessary skills to appropriately cross-examine an expert witness in an ADR proceeding.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss when it is advantageous to use expert witnesses in ADR
  2. Review the evidentiary rules for expert testimony in ADR
  3. Confidently cross-examine experts in the ADR setting

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Robert J. Jossen is the past Chair of Dechert’s global litigation practice. A Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Mr. Jossen has tried to verdict more than 40 cases, including numerous non-jury trials and arbitrations in courts and forums throughout the United States. In addition, he has handled many preliminary injunctions and other hearings, and has represented clients in matters before the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the New York Stock Exchange, FINRA, and other federal and state regulatory bodies. Mr. Jossen focuses on complex commercial litigation, securities and white collar criminal defense, and legal ethics.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Jossen was Chief Appellate Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and earlier an Assistant U.S. Attorney. He began his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Marvin E. Frankel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Jossen has been consistently ranked as a leading lawyer for white- collar crime and government investigation in Chambers USA, a referral guide to leading lawyers in the United States based on the opinions of their peers and clients, raving that he is "very knowledgeable, has a great sense of strategy and is really good at looking down the road and seeing how the case will proceed." Mr. Jossen has been recognized for his white-collar criminal defense practice by The Legal 500 US, which praised his "ability to advise clients, address client needs and manage litigation." He is also regularly listed by The Best Lawyers in America for bet-the- company litigation, commercial litigation and white-collar criminal defense. Benchmark Litigation has regularly recognized Mr. Jossen as a “Litigation Star” for his white-collar criminal defense and general commercial litigation practices, and in 2014 applauded him for being “highly regarded among peers.” Mr. Jossen has also been named to Global Investigations Review’s list of “Who’s Who Legal Investigations 2015,” and has been listed for more than 20 years as one of the best commercial and white collar criminal defense litigators in the country in the Best Lawyers in America.


David L.

Excellent presentation!

Jennifer E.

Super basic course- would be helpful to indicate this in the description

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Opal B.

Great course providing very useful information for practical application. I enjoyed it very much.

Elizabeth I.

Practical and helpful presentation supported with examples and contexts where x y z issues might arise

Thomas M.

excellent presentation

Stuart W.

Thought this lecturer was one of your best. Thorough & gave some great real situation examples and explanations for his advice.

Michael J. L.

Very Good Course

Conor C.

Authoritative and concise - one of the best presentations I've seen in a while.

Barry G.

Very effective

James E H.

I have seen this speaker in another video. He is excellent! Thank you for the friendly tech support!!

Henry S.

The presenter was excellent. I hope there are other courses he has done for lawline

Kevin W.

His timing was excellent -- he ended his presentation just when his time expired and I'm very impressed (I usually wonder what the presenter was going to say when the guillotine dropped...).

Connie Jo W.

Presenter was great!



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